Áskell Másson (*1953)
Played by the best orchestras, ensembles and soloists, his music reflects a powerful sense of drama. The variety of rhythms and sounds, the combination of lyrical and percussive moments, give to his compositions a unique intensity.
Áskell Másson (b. 21. November 1953) is amongst Iceland´s leading composers. With a varied background as a woodwind player and percussionist, he was...
About Fo(u)r Mallets
This piece is written for four mallets only. The player has to choose on which surface he plays and then chooses the mallets accordingly to acquire a pleasant sound. The surface can be anything such as the stage he’s standing on, the conductor’s rostrum, an instrument case, etc. Therefore the player can be in any position, standing or sitting.
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